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therapyCounseling and Therapy

Sometimes it can be hard to cope with all of the changes that happen during your teenage years. If you’re having trouble dealing with certain situations or emotions, you might … read more

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girl looking upADHD

ADHD is short for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. There are three types of ADHD: The Inattentive Type causes people to have a hard time focusing or concentrating. The Hyperactive/Impulsive Type … read more

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Meditation

Different forms of meditation have been used for thousands of years. Today, people meditate for reasons such as to relax and/or improve concentration. Others consider meditation to be a spiritual … read more

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brain functionJuvenile Myasthenia Gravis

Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis (Ju-ven-ile My-as-theen-ia Grav-is – or JMG) is a childhood form of myasthenia gravis (MG), which is seen in adults. It’s an autoimmune disease, which means that the … read more

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Getting nervous before giving a presentation at school or before a big game is normal – but if you’ve ever felt like you’re going to lose control, have a heart … read more

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Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is more common than ever before; its prevalence has tripled in the past ten years. Approximately 1-2% of children in the United States have a diagnosed peanut allergy. … read more

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psoriasisPsoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin condition that causes skin cells to grow too quickly and build up, leaving thick, red, silvery, or scaly patches (plaques) on the surface of the … read more

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Bladder Exstrophy

Bladder exstrophy is a rare condition that affects males and females. Only 1 out of every 20,000 babies born will have bladder exstrophy, and there is no known cause. What … read more

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates, sometimes called “carbs”, are a source of energy found in grains, fruits, vegetables, and dairy foods. Carbs supply your body with the glucose (sugar) it needs for energy. Extra … read more

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